Everyone has heard the phrase, “It takes a village to raise a child.” As a single parent, your village is even more important. Your village becomes your family; the people that you rely on to help you and child. When you are a single parent, especially when you are not in close proximity of actual relatives, the family that you create for yourself is critical to you and your … [Read more...] about "It Definitely Takes A Village" — A Single Mom's Reality…
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It's hard to believe that your baby is heading to college, but it's happening. Here is a round-up of some must-haves for their dorm room. The dorm beds are certainly not the most comfy so your son or daughter will truly appreciate a mattress topper. We love this memory foam topper for a Twin XL mattress or this one for other sizes. The liquid gel infused memory foam reduces … [Read more...] about Dorm Room Must-Haves
We took three “First Day of Kindergarten” pictures this year. There was our son's first day of virtual kindergarten – August 24. Then his first day of hybrid kindergarten – November 10. Two weeks after that, we went back to all-virtual school. We started round two of hybrid kindergarten again at the end of February. And then, finally, in April, we took our son's “First Day of … [Read more...] about We Survived Virtual Kindergarten!
It's Spring and it looks like there may (finally) be a light at the end of the dark tunnel we've all been in. That being said, we are all still staying home more and so we rounded up some nifty must-haves that you will definitely want to kick things up a notch! Even with gyms starting to open, most of us have added (or are still contemplating adding) some sort … [Read more...] about Spring Must-Haves!
Once upon a time, I was a size 2. Running 6-8 miles a day and the stressful upheaval of life as I had known it caused me to lose 30 pounds in a period of 8-10 months. It was my lowest weight ever but also the strongest I’d ever felt. It was also the best I’d ever felt about myself. My calves were muscular. My thighs were smaller in circumference. My butt had lifted a little, … [Read more...] about The Evolution of This Mom’s Wardrobe